STANDISH – A strong offensive attack led St. Joseph’s to a 9-4 victory over Bowdoin in baseball action Monday.

Leading 5-0 in the fourth inning, St. Joseph’s (25-4) put the game out of reach on Luke Enman’s grand slam well past the 350-foot marker.

The Polar Bears (12-12) spoiled the shutout with four runs in the eighth inning when first-year hurler Mike Burdin of Gardiner ran out of gas and allowed five hits before being lifted. Reid Auger had three hits for the Polar Bears.

MIT 5, Bates 4

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Rich Kosoglow pitched seven innings without allowing an earned run as MIT topped Bates 5-4.

Kosoglow retired the first 10 batters. MIT scored all five of their runs in the fifth.

Bates (3-14) was led by Josh Linscott with an RBI double and Brian Buckley, who smacked in a run off a single.

Softball

Bowdoin sweeps UMF

BRUNSWICK – Bowdoin dealt the University of Maine at Farmington its first losses of the season, sweeping a doubleheader, 8-2 and 3-1.

Jayme Woogerd collected three hits and scored three runs to lead the Polar Bears in the opener. Holly Tripp led UMF with a pair of hits.

Julia Jacobs struck out seven and allowed three hits in the nightcap. Kelly Overbye and Lord had RBI hits.

Amherst sweeps Bates

AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst rolled to a doubleheader sweep of Bates, 3-0 and 11-2.

Amherst scored all three runs in the first inning in the opener. The big hit was a two-run triple by Liz Neckes. Jill Cappucci, Katie Franklin, and Stacia Saniuk each had a hit for the Bobcats.

Three fielding miscues in the second inning led to three Amherst unearned runs. For the Bates (6-9) effort, Saniuk hit a two-run single.

College Baseball

St. Joseph’s 9, Bowdoin 4

STANDISH – A strong offensive attack by the Monks led St. Joseph’s to a 9-4 victory over Bowdoin in baseball action Monday.

The Monks (25-4) got on the board first when Keil Martin hit a sharp grounder through the second baseman to score Wade Oliver.

Leading 4-0 in the fourth inning, St. Joseph’s took advantage of several pitching miscues and were leading 5-0 with the bases loaded when shortstop Luke Enman clocked a towering grand slam well over the 350-foot marker.

The Polar Bears (12-12) spoiled the shutout with four runs in the eighth inning when first-year hurler Mike Burdin of Gardiner ran out of gas and allowed five hits before being lifted.

MIT 5, Bates 4

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Rich Kosoglow pitched seven strong innings without allowing an earned run as MIT topped Bates 5-4 Monday afternoon.

Kosoglow retired the first 10 batters in his start for MIT (11-11). MIT scored all five of their runs in the fifth inning, with Jason Witzberger scoring the lead run after reaching base on an error. David Nole, Jason Rome, Stewart Park, and Steven Nunex each scored a run.

Bates (3-14) was led by Josh Linscott with an RBI double and Brian Buckley who smacked in a run off a single.


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